State Health Policy
The Sacramento office provides state policymakers and the media a valuable local resource and a link to experts at CHCF's Oakland headquarters. The office hosts briefings on important issues of the day.
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.
While the US continues to spend a greater percentage of GDP on health care than any other industrialized nation, the 2011 increase bucked historical trends, according to the latest Health Care Costs 101.
County-administered mental health programs serve more than half a million Californians each year. How does the state finance, administer, and deliver mental health care?
Medi-Cal is the main source of health insurance for one in five Californians. This report provides an overview of the program's key features, describes how the program is evolving, and examines the challenges ahead.
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How did California perform in early implementation of the ACA leading up to January's official launch? Our tracking guide reports on the milestones. Tracking ACA
Can California's three major state health care purchasers combine their buying power to lower costs or improve value? Implementation of the ACA may provide an opportunity.
A growing number of Californians are being sent to ambulatory surgery centers for a wide variety of procedures, yet little is known about the care they deliver because reporting is not required.
Objective information on health care costs, coverage, quality, and delivery supports effective decision-making. The Almanac provides data and analysis on California's health care system. Almanac
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